What is the risk of Kaposi varicelliform eruption (eczema herpeticum) following chickenpox vaccination in patients with atopic dermatitis (eczema)?

Updated: Aug 02, 2019
  • Author: Brian S Kim, MD, MTR, FAAD; Chief Editor: William D James, MD  more...
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Note that chickenpox vaccine does not carry the same risk as herpes simplex and vaccinia.


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